Newsletters


October
2017

Further to our Newsletters Issue 03/2017 and 08/2017, we would like to inform you that the House of Representatives voted an amendment to the Law Regulating the Settlement of Overdue Taxes extending the deadline for the submission of applications to enter into the scheme by 3 months.

October
2017

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission ("CySEC") wishes to inform Regulated Entities and the Issuers that European Securities and Market Authority ("ESMA") published on 9 October 2017, a briefing regarding the LEI.

October
2017

We would like to remind you about obtaining a Legal Entity Identifier ("LEI") before 3 January 2018, the implementation date for Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II") and Regulation ("MiFIR") transaction reporting obligations. 

October
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") issued its final draft Regulatory Technical Standard ("RTS") implementing the trading obligation for derivatives under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID") and Regulation ("MiFIR"). 

October
2017

The Joint Committee of the three European Supervisory Authorities ("EBA", "ESMA" and "EIOPA" - "ESAs") published specific guidelines for the prevention of fund transfers for terrorist financing and money laundering purposes.

September
2017

The Financial Services and Market Authority ("FASMA"), ESMA and ECB launch a new working group tasked with the identification and adoption of a risk free overnight rate.

September
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") updated its Q&A document regarding the implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation ("MAR").

September
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") updated its Q&A document regarding the implementation of the Market Abuse Regulation ("MAR").

September
2017

The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission ("CySEC") hereby notifies in summary the changes introduced in relation to Passporting Issues and the provision of investment services and activities by third country firms.

August
2017

The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") issued final guidelines on data transfer between Trade Repositories ("TRs") authorised under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation ("EMIR").

Publications


JULY iCAS Newsletter Issue 24/2018
The European Banking Authority ("EBA") issued a recommendation addressed to the Maltese Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit ("FIAU") after establishing it had...
16 July 2018
JULY iCAS Newsletter Issue 23/2018
Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission ("CySEC") wishes to inform the Regulated Entities about the requested information by CySEC. 
10 July 2018
JUNE iCAS Newsletter Issue 22/2018
ESMA has published an opinion which sets out how central counterparties (CCPs) in the EU should consider in their internal...
02 July 2018
JUNE iCAS Newsletter Issue 21/2018
The European Securities and Market Authority ("ESMA") confirmed that the temporary period allowing for a smooth introduction of the use...
26 June 2018
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